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About Francesca's at the Promenade

Francesca's at the Promenade opened its doors to quests in August of 2009, becoming the 19th restaurant to join The Francesca's Restaurant Group. This west-suburban outpost offers guests “simple rustic cooking, friendly service and fair prices,” which has been the winning recipe at all Francesca’s locations since 1992. Our menu features the zesty, earthy cuisine of Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. An eclectic wine list and one-of-a-kind martinis are the perfect accompaniment to an outstanding dining experience.

About The Francesca’s Restaurant Group: Founded in 1992 by Restaurateur Scott Harris, Francesca’s Restaurant Group has grown from a small, welcoming Italian restaurant on Chicago’s North Clark Street to a restaurant group of three concepts across 33 locations and four states. Based in Chicago, Francesca’s Restaurant Group currently owns and operates 23 Francesca’s Restaurants, five Davanti Enoteca, and five Glazed and Infused locations.

641 E. Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:
Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Cross Street:
I-355/Boughton Rd

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(630) 739-6300

Website:
http://www.miafrancesca.com/locations/profile/francescas-at-the-promenade-bolingbrook

Catering:
Please call restaurant for more catering options and details.

Executive Chef:
Guadelupe Enriquez

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Francesca’s at The Promenade proudly offers customer-focused special events in the “Mayor’s Room”, our private dining room. Our philosophy of simple, rustic cooking served in a casual sophisticated trattoria setting translates flawlessly to group dining.

Francesca's at the Promenade Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (28)
Good for Groups (25)
Special Occasion (24)
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Great for Lunch (22)
Casual (21)
Good for Anniversaries (20)
Romantic (19)
Business Meals (17)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Comfort Food (16)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Cozy (14)
Authentic (13)
Neighborhood Gem (13)
Worth the Drive (12)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Kid-friendly (9)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Seasonal (8)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Quick Bite (7)
Fun (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Happy Hour (4)
People Watching (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Healthy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Scenic View (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Sat in the Bar and Randy was amazing.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

usually very good, I think our waiter was overly busy. also I had pasta with mushroom and the mushrooms seemed undercooked, woody. it kind of ruined my pasta. next time ill just get it without mushrooms.
win was delish and like I said uaually great!

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Met with friends and we’re well taken care of by our server. Food was fabulous and atmosphere was perfect. It’s difficult to find a bar that will make a raspberry martini without the use of preflavored vodka. If you like raspberry, try ordering the Death by Raspberry. They use a raspberry purée, world of difference. I’d also recommend the sea bass or salmon dish. Nice job from the chef to the servers. Thanks

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Everytime my wife and I come to Francesca's we have a wonderful experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 5, 2018

spaghetti day special---filled the hype---spaghetti plus meatballs, crispy fresh salad, great warm bread---sloppy sundae dessert--great fun!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

The food quality was poor. The serving amount of our dish was very minimal.

Tags: Cozy
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Love this place our favorite!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Very friendly service, attentive, and really excellent food. Made us feel very comfortable.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Our waiter was fantastic and the food was good. However, even in booths by the large windows, it was quite cold.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

As locals to the area we have been here many times and chose this restaurant for New Years Eve. The food is consistently good and the service is above average. One word of caution though. Unless you want to feel completely ripped off don't order the Asparagus salad. 4 strands of Asparagus, half a chopped tomato and a thimble of blue cheese for $8 was a complete joke.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food and service was outstanding. Our waiter was knowledgeable and helpful in recommending entrees.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 30, 2017

This location has poor management and is grossly understaffed . Everytime we come , we some how get the most overwhelmed and forgetful waiter . I found a disgusting short thick hair in my pasta dish and the manager barely acknowledged it and was quite insincere . We are very spoiled from the locations in the city, especially Taylor where this find of service and management would never be acceptable . I think they stay busy due to lack of options in area / suburbs and mall location . People seem to have lower expectations of places around area is my guess .

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Great local restaurant where everyone can find something delicious to eat.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Good food and service, as usual. I have eaten here dozens of times and will come again. Authentic Italian menu items.

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Wonderful Christmas Eve dinner! Our Waiter was wonderful I’m sad I do not recall his name.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Love this chain, and this location never disappoints.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 23, 2017

been there many times. Great Italian food, excellent service. The chain serves reliably good Italain food no matter what you order. Our favorite is the carpaccio--it is the best!

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

It was a place

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Best gluten-free pasta!!!! My husband and son always order chicken parm, so good.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 15, 2017

We enjoyed the prix fixe lunch, and it was just delicious.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 15, 2017

RESERVED the table by the fireplace. A WALK-IN just ahead of me asked for it & done! They did not honor the reserved spot. I know she had not reserved it. I am truly disappointed. Instead they sat us outside the noisy kitchen, where the staff constantly walks by. We asked to move. Obviously making a reservation is a waste of time?

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Nice variety on menu and good food but service very lacking - great intro then they forget about you. Our service got distracted with a large table and once we received our meals never came back. When we complained to the GM he said that was their best waiter and rather than offering any consideration simply took care of getting our bill. Nice restaurant to have in the neighborhood but they are many other choices we will consider first next time.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on December 13, 2017

There for a birthday celebration. We sat 7 people around their round table comfortably which is what we like.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Authentic, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 12, 2017

My friend and I enjoyed the food as always. We regret that the menu doesn’t offer new dishes. We have been coming here for many years and when we make plans this restaurant is always selected for convenience first. We always remark on the lack of creativity and surprise. Only one special per category should not be the rule.

Tags: Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Late-night Find
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 9, 2017

The waiter would disappear for extended periods of time.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Just good food and service. Good server who was fun to be with.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Casual, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Food was good but service was super slow even though the restaurant was not busy

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great food and our server was very accommodating to our special requests. Made it a great evening.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great as usual! Server was good, food was fantastic. We love Francesca's and the food and service is always top notch!
Will be back!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was awesome the server was just ok he didn’t seem to interested in making sure all was good at our table

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

So the waiter we had a few times now remembered us as we sat down at the table. His name is Julian. He wanted our names for next time, because we frequent this location.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great! Perfect table set up. Enough room. Awesome food and service. Would go back again.

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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Excellent service. Wesley was a great server. The food was very good and the ambiance was wonderful.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Have enjoyed a meal at Francesca's on multiple occasions. Usually when a family member from out of state is in town. Italian dishes are good. Good service and atmosphere. Liked the tirimisu that we shared at our table.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Fabulous salads, entrees and desserts. Service was impeccable. Cannot wait to go again!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Food and service was excellent!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Waiter was kind of rude towards the end of the meal.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We were seated immediately. Our server Kacie was efficient and very personable. She made a great recommendation to my wife about a wine. We were very satisfied.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Took customer out for dinner. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Nice looking place with excellent service. Good value considering dishes offered

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food was great, the service was great. A nice evening all around.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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